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What could cause a stomach ache?

What could cause a stomach ache?

Multiple: Many things can cause a stomach ache. Infections, nerves, pregnancy, uti, excess sibstances- alcohol, coffee, tea. Undelying gastritis or ulcer. ...Read more

Dr. Chad Levitt
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Stomach Pain (Definition)

Most people will describe pain in any part of abdomen as stomach pain, it is what many patients say but in medical terms it is pain in the stomach which is located in middle of upper abdomen, so real stomach pain is the pain ...Read more


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What can cause a sore stomach and dizziness?

What can cause a sore stomach and dizziness?

Dizziness/stomach: Greetings. Side effects of medications and a GI virus can cause dizziness and stomach ache. See your doctor for the best answers. ...Read more

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What can cause a sore throat, stomach ache and migraine?

What can cause a sore throat, stomach ache and migraine?

Seasonal flu: is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve), Tylenol (acetaminophen) are also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your PCP for reevaluation. ...Read more

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What can cause a hard stomachache?

Many things.: If this has been going on for a while - weeks to months - i'd get it checked out by your doc. It could be gas, bloating. It could be gastritis, which is inflammation of the lining of the stomach. It can be an ulcer. If you're also having fevers, weight loss, or the pain is waking you up at night, that's more concerning and should definitely have an eval by your doctor. ...Read more

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What might cause stomach pain?

What might cause stomach pain?

A lot of things: Gastritis, an ulcer, gall bladder disease, and indigestion can all cause stomach pain after eating. Gas, irritable bowel syndrome, and constipation can cause stomach pain. Severe pin may indicate a blockage in the bowels or appendicitis. ...Read more

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What can cause frequent stomach pain?

What can cause frequent stomach pain?

Stomach Pain: See your doctor. This could be any number of things including but not limited to: ulcer disease, gallbladder disease, food allergy(lactose)irritablr bowel syndrome etc. More details & work-up can be done by your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause severe stomach pain?

Perforating lesion: While abdominal pain associated with an ulcer can be severe it best responds to antacids or meds reducing acid production. The true almost intolerable pain however is associated with the distal stomach ulcer that freely perforates into the retroperitoneum or lesser sac. Here the pain persists until surgical intervention to control the leakage of gastric fluid. ...Read more

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What could cause a burning pain in my stomach?

Heart burn: It sounds as if you have heart burn. Try tums (calcium carbonate). If the burning goes away, you've figures it out. If not, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in my stomach?

What could cause pain in my stomach?

Specifics please: In what position do you feel better/ worse? What is the quality of pain--sharp, stabbing, pressure, bloating, gassiness? Where in your abdomen (right, mid, left) do you experience discomfort? Duration pain lasts? Is pain deep or superficial? Have you seen blood with stool or change in bowels? Any chance of pregnancy (sexually active)? Any bladder/uti symptoms? Ur doc will need this info 2 help ...Read more

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What could cause severe pain in stomach and nausea?

See your doctor: That's a general stimulation of the GI tract. If it continues beyond a day or two, i'd see my doctor and get a work up to find out what's going on. ...Read more

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What can cause a stomach ache, sore throat, and excessive belching?

GERD: Or gastro esophageal reflux disease, lose weight, avoid: too much caffiene, fast food, fried or fatty foods, use OTC Antacids and see your doctor ...Read more

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What can cause lower stomach pain?

Great ? =many things: Lower abdominal pain could be from appendicitis, hernias, urinary tract infections, inflammation of the colon, bladder infections, tumors, etc. You should consult your physician for proper diagnosis. Abdominal pain can be caused by a large number of things and diagnosis is dependent on your history and specific symptoms. ...Read more

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What can cause a constant hard distended stomach?

What can cause a constant hard distended stomach?

Lots of things: Distension after meals suggests gastroparesis (a slow stomach) or dysmotility of the small or large intestine. Distension is often reported by irritable bowel syndrome patients who exhibit no structural pathology. Partial or complete obstruction of the bowel can cause distenstion. Accumulation of ascites fluid (benign or malignant causes), pregnancy, organ enlargement, herniation are others. ...Read more

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Can prostatitis cause bloating and constipation, lower middle stomach pain or what else can it be?

Can prostatitis cause bloating and constipation, lower middle stomach pain or what else can it be?

Here are some ...: Prostatitis alone should not cause bloating & constipation, which are related with GI functional disorders, although it may cause some perineal discomfort if the diagnosis is correct. Of note, prostatitis has been overused and even misused for men with vague mild symptoms related with urination. So, seek professional evaluation and counseling so to avoid unnecessary confusion & anxiety. ...Read more

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What can cause stomach pains after eating?

What can cause stomach pains after eating?

A lot of things: Gastritis, an ulcer, gall bladder disease, and indigestion can all cause stomach pain after eating. ...Read more

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What can cause a stomach ache during bowel prep?

What can cause a stomach ache during bowel prep?

Cramping: Intestinal pressure or cramping feelings can be common, especially if constipated or if one tends to have an irritable bowel condition. If pain is severe or associated with vomiting contact your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes a stomach to burst?

What causes a stomach to burst?

Trauma.: Only reason for stomach to burst is trauma - penetrating trauma (bullet or knife) or really severe blunt trauma on a full stomach. A really rare cause is high pressure from reactions in the stomach which produce large amounts of gas. Sometimes one can have an ulcer or a cancer or a corrosive ingestion which erodes the lining of the stomach but this would really not be a "burst. ...Read more

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What kind of pain does a stomach virus cause?

What kind of pain does a stomach virus cause?

Often cramping: Gastroenteritis symptoms may include: diarrhea , nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps/pain, headaches, muscular aches & pains as well as fever (low grade). Bloody stools are not usually associated with gastroenteritis. According to the CDC, viral gastroenteritis usually has a duration of 1 to 10 days (depending on the specific virus). The average is 1 to 3 days. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


Dr. Barry Rosen
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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more